Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1392
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: PEND           .                                
                  01/27/2016           .                                

       The Committee on Transportation (Brandes) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 351 and 352
    4  insert:
    5         Section 13. Section 348.565, Florida Statutes, is amended
    6  to read:
    7         348.565 Revenue bonds for specified projects.—The existing
    8  facilities that constitute the Tampa-Hillsborough County
    9  Expressway System are hereby approved to be refinanced by
   10  revenue bonds issued by the Division of Bond Finance of the
   11  State Board of Administration pursuant to s. 11(f), Art. VII of
   12  the State Constitution and the State Bond Act or by revenue
   13  bonds issued by the authority pursuant to s. 348.56(1)(b). In
   14  addition, the following projects of the Tampa-Hillsborough
   15  County Expressway Authority are approved to be financed or
   16  refinanced by the issuance of revenue bonds in accordance with
   17  this part and s. 11(f), Art. VII of the State Constitution:
   18         (1) Brandon area feeder roads.
   19         (2) Capital improvements to the expressway system,
   20  including safety and operational improvements and toll
   21  collection equipment.
   22         (3) Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway System widening and
   23  any extensions thereof.
   24         (4) The connector highway linking the Lee Roy Selmon
   25  Crosstown Expressway to Interstate 4.
   26         (5) Capital projects within its jurisdiction, or within the
   27  jurisdiction of a contiguous county with whom it has an
   28  interlocal agreement that authorizes a capital project, which:
   29         (a) Will be or are located on a state road right-of-way and
   30  are consistent with the department’s plans or use; or
   31         (b) Are located on or create local roads that are
   32  consistent with a metropolitan planning organization’s approved
   33  long-range transportation plans.
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   36  And the title is amended as follows:
   37         Between lines 59 and 60
   38  insert:
   39         amending s. 348.565, F.S.; expanding the list of
   40         projects of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway
   41         Authority which are approved to be financed or
   42         refinanced by the issuance of certain revenue bonds;